The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 482 481 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.59% 6.24% 5.71%
As % of the System Software category 60.40% 50.74% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 389 377 354
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
798 948 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.91% 12.29% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 637 761 636
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 188 £35,000 - 25
Cambridgeshire -5 93 £35,500 -4.69% 10
Bedfordshire +5 77 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Essex -2 77 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Suffolk -1 30 £28,000 +9.80% 5
Norfolk +9 17 £28,500 +10.60% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 878 (81.07%) Windows
2 677 (62.51%) Microsoft
3 526 (48.57%) VMware
4 403 (37.21%) MS Exchange
5 395 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 323 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 319 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 319 (29.46%) Citrix
8 316 (29.18%) DNS
9 305 (28.16%) ITIL
10 289 (26.69%) MS Excel
11 274 (25.30%) DHCP
12 248 (22.90%) SQL Server
13 244 (22.53%) Firewall
14 241 (22.25%) MS Office
15 240 (22.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 231 (21.33%) Cisco
17 200 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 196 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
19 186 (17.17%) SQL
20 181 (16.71%) TCP/IP
21 169 (15.60%) SAN
21 169 (15.60%) Office 365
22 167 (15.42%) Hyper-V
23 164 (15.14%) Windows 7
24 163 (15.05%) WAN
25 154 (14.22%) LAN
26 127 (11.73%) Linux
27 126 (11.63%) MCSE
28 125 (11.54%) VMware ESX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 403 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 196 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 123 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 104 (9.60%) IIS
5 102 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 100 (9.23%) SharePoint
7 79 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 52 (4.80%) Lync
9 19 (1.75%) Apache
10 17 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (1.48%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.48%) IBM Notes
12 12 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 5 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
17 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 289 (26.69%) MS Excel
2 241 (22.25%) MS Office
3 5 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.092%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.46%) Maximo
2 5 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.18%) Tridion
4 2 (0.18%) Line 50
5 1 (0.092%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.092%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 169 (15.60%) Office 365
2 51 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.55%) PaaS
6 5 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.37%) SaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.28%) IaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.092%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 316 (29.18%) DNS
2 274 (25.30%) DHCP
3 244 (22.53%) Firewall
4 181 (16.71%) TCP/IP
5 169 (15.60%) SAN
6 163 (15.05%) WAN
7 154 (14.22%) LAN
8 114 (10.53%) VPN
9 59 (5.45%) LDAP
9 59 (5.45%) VLAN
10 37 (3.42%) iSCSI
10 37 (3.42%) VoIP
11 32 (2.95%) Wireless
12 31 (2.86%) NAS
13 30 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
14 29 (2.68%) Network Security
15 28 (2.59%) NetScaler
16 25 (2.31%) Internet
17 24 (2.22%) IP Telephony
18 22 (2.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.02%) MySQL
8 10 (0.92%) QlikView
9 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.55%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.37%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.18%) dBASE
16 1 (0.092%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.18%) MSI
2 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.092%) Subversion
General
1 98 (9.05%) Finance
2 30 (2.77%) Telecoms
2 30 (2.77%) Retail
3 21 (1.94%) Banking
4 19 (1.75%) Advertising
5 11 (1.02%) Publishing
6 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.46%) Legal
9 5 (0.46%) French Language
9 5 (0.46%) German Language
9 5 (0.46%) Hindi Language
10 4 (0.37%) Automotive
10 4 (0.37%) Electronics
10 4 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.28%) Marketing
11 3 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.092%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (25.76%) Analyst
2 162 (14.96%) Support Analyst
3 130 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 128 (11.82%) Support Engineer
5 78 (7.20%) Consultant
6 76 (7.02%) Technical Support
7 74 (6.83%) Administrator
8 73 (6.74%) IT Support
9 68 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
10 66 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 56 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 53 (4.89%) Service Analyst
13 52 (4.80%) Technical Analyst
14 44 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
15 43 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
16 42 (3.88%) Technical Support Analyst
17 41 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 40 (3.69%) Desktop Support
19 38 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 38 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.52%) Web Services
2 28 (2.59%) HTML
3 26 (2.40%) CSS
4 24 (2.22%) .NET
5 20 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.75%) jQuery
7 18 (1.66%) Application Packaging
8 16 (1.48%) XML
9 11 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (1.02%) Entity Framework
10 9 (0.83%) CSS3
10 9 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.83%) HTML5
11 6 (0.55%) WCF
11 6 (0.55%) SOAP
12 3 (0.28%) XSL
12 3 (0.28%) WSH
12 3 (0.28%) LAMP
13 2 (0.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 78 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.99%) Blackberry
4 48 (4.43%) Clustering
5 37 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.95%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.95%) CMDB
7 31 (2.86%) Replication
8 25 (2.31%) Thin Client
8 25 (2.31%) Fat Client
9 23 (2.12%) User Experience
10 14 (1.29%) Handset
11 9 (0.83%) Statistics
12 8 (0.74%) FMCG
12 8 (0.74%) iPad
13 7 (0.65%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.65%) iPhone
13 7 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.55%) NHS
14 6 (0.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 878 (81.07%) Windows
2 395 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 319 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 200 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 164 (15.14%) Windows 7
6 127 (11.73%) Linux
7 99 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 58 (5.36%) Windows 8
9 38 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (2.77%) Windows 2000
11 25 (2.31%) UNIX
12 18 (1.66%) Debian
12 18 (1.66%) Windows Vista
13 10 (0.92%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.83%) Android
14 9 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.83%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.55%) Solaris
16 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (28.16%) ITIL
2 112 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 106 (9.79%) Project Management
4 77 (7.11%) Mentoring
5 76 (7.02%) Change Management
6 44 (4.06%) Migration
7 41 (3.79%) Time Management
8 39 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 38 (3.51%) Server Building
10 36 (3.32%) Information Security
11 33 (3.05%) Incident Management
12 31 (2.86%) Security Patching
13 30 (2.77%) CRM
14 28 (2.59%) Line Management
14 28 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
15 27 (2.49%) Problem Management
16 26 (2.40%) Load Balancing
17 24 (2.22%) Asset Management
18 23 (2.12%) Configuration Management
18 23 (2.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (17.17%) SQL
2 94 (8.68%) PowerShell
3 48 (4.43%) VBScript
4 43 (3.97%) C
5 30 (2.77%) JavaScript
6 21 (1.94%) VB
7 20 (1.85%) C#
8 14 (1.29%) Perl
8 14 (1.29%) Python
9 12 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.92%) Java
11 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.65%) PHP
12 6 (0.55%) VBA
12 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.46%) R
14 4 (0.37%) C++
15 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.092%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.092%) VB6
Qualifications
1 240 (22.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (11.63%) MCSE
3 113 (10.43%) MCP
4 103 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (8.96%) MCSA
6 87 (8.03%) CCNA
7 64 (5.91%) Degree
8 62 (5.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 61 (5.63%) MCITP
10 39 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (2.31%) Security Cleared
13 23 (2.12%) MCTS
14 22 (2.03%) VCP5
15 21 (1.94%) CCNP
16 18 (1.66%) CCA
17 16 (1.48%) CISSP
18 14 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 11 (1.02%) SC Cleared
20 9 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (11.17%) SLA
2 13 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.092%) COBIT
6 1 (0.092%) QA
System Software
1 323 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (15.42%) Hyper-V
3 125 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 122 (11.27%) vSphere
5 111 (10.25%) XenApp
6 73 (6.74%) XenDesktop
7 63 (5.82%) Terminal Services
8 51 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (2.68%) XenServer
10 22 (2.03%) vCloud
11 18 (1.66%) Terminal Server
12 17 (1.57%) ISA Server
13 14 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.74%) Xen
16 5 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.46%) iptables
17 4 (0.37%) NFS
17 4 (0.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 91 (8.40%) SCCM
2 53 (4.89%) Backup Exec
3 36 (3.32%) SCOM
4 31 (2.86%) WSUS
5 29 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.66%) NetBackup
7 15 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.74%) Nagios
9 7 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.65%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.37%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.37%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.28%) Cacti
12 3 (0.28%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.18%) OpenView
13 2 (0.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 677 (62.51%) Microsoft
2 526 (48.57%) VMware
3 319 (29.46%) Citrix
4 231 (21.33%) Cisco
5 104 (9.60%) HP
6 57 (5.26%) Symantec
7 51 (4.71%) Oracle
8 42 (3.88%) SolarWinds
9 39 (3.60%) NetApp
10 38 (3.51%) Dell
11 37 (3.42%) Sophos
12 35 (3.23%) Apple
13 34 (3.14%) Intel
14 23 (2.12%) McAfee
15 21 (1.94%) CheckPoint
15 21 (1.94%) Veritas
16 20 (1.85%) SonicWALL
17 18 (1.66%) Juniper
18 16 (1.48%) Lotus
18 16 (1.48%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Pertemps IT
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits + excellent career progre
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + PENSION, BENEFITS, NEGOTIABLE
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PENSION, BENEFITS, NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
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Salary: £30k - 45k per year
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